Lindokuhle Nkosi

Lindokuhle Nkosi, a writer from South Africa whose work textual work often merges with installation and performance. She has written for Mahala, Chimurenga, Africa Is A Country, City Press, Elephant Magazine, Red Bulletin, and Timeslive, and she has curated exhibitions and projects at galleries and in the public space. While floating across different genres – journalistic, reflective, experimental – her work is consistently insightful, rich in textures, and engaged with realities.

Miriam Makeba: 9 passports, no pass

In this poetic commentary on Dathini Mzayiya’s video portrait of Miriam Makeba, Lindokuhle Nkosi inscribes moments of death, spiritual calling, sorrow and exile born by Makeba, during her singular and passionate life

What we talk about when we talk about Caster Semenya

Semenya's fight tells us much about how the world sees black women, especially as they compete for gold.

Worming into the guts of the unseen

The exhibition ‘Options’ is a search by artist Nolan Oswald Dennis for humanity

Music casts light on Isandlwana

A historian is providing a new take on a battle that still rages on today over fact and fiction

But some of us are brave

Athi-Patra Ruga’s 'Queens in Exile'is on at Whatiftheworld Gallery in Cape Town on. Writer Lindokuhle Nkosi contributes to Ruga's monography

Blooming from where you once bled

Black Love is Radical Empathy. It is decoloniality in praxis. It is critical compassion.

Curling lips, speaking tongues — Thandiswa Mazwai in tune at 40

Poet and singer Thandiswa Mazwai talks about intensity, integrity and sitting at the feet of your master

​Where does it hurt?

The first day of the third Black Portraitures conference featured a panel titled “ Our Lives as Theory: LGBTQI & African… remixed".

​But why are their boobs out?

There’s a proud history of women using their bodies as ‘weapons’ of protest that predates #FeesMustFall.

Thundercat and the unidentified H.E.R. in this week’s The Lists

The Lists this week were compiled by M&G contributor Lindokuhle Nkosi

Dineo Seshee Bopape: The madness of the holes in the whole

The South African performance artist explores madness, myths and mirrors in her first solo exhibition in the United States.

The Tarot will teach you

Meditations on art and healing.

Press Releases

Yvonne Chetty: a passion for an efficient public sector and mentoring

'Being affiliated to a professional body such as SAICA makes providing expert guidance and support to my colleagues that much easier'

Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow

Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

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